Subject: Missing Person - Teri HeuscherDate: 10-06-2017 04:24:43
From: Erann Kalwara - JPD PIOCase or Incident: #170626-001

***** UPDATE 10/06/2017 *****

On 10/02/2017, Heuscher's remains were found by a hunter near the base of Thunder Mountain. See 171002-012 for details.

Next of kin has been notified.


On June 24th, 2017 at around 3:45pm, the Juneau Police Department was notified that 53 year old Juneau resident Teri Heuscher, was missing. Heuscher had been gone for several hours and her family was very concerned about her welfare. Family had located Heuscher’s vehicle parked at the end of Jennifer Drive near a trailhead and they had walked the area looking for her but found nothing.

The Alaska State Troopers initiated a missing person search that day. Capital City Fire/Rescue assisted in the search and many community members volunteered to help. The search efforts continued until around 10:50pm that night and then started up again at 7am the following day. At the time of this release, Heuscher has not been located. Foul play is not suspected in her disappearance.

Heuscher is described as a 53 year old white female with blondish/brown hair, 5’4” tall, medium build, last seen wearing a dark blue navy jacket, black dress slacks and black sneakers.

A photo of Teri Heuscher is attached to this press release and is available on the JPD Facebook page. The situation is considered an active missing persons case and anyone with information related to the case is encouraged to call JPD at 907-586-0600.
All factual allegations contained in this release are based upon preliminary investigation and are subject to change or clarification as the investigation continues.    Any charges reported in this release are merely accusations and all persons named in this release are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.*** END OF STATEMENT ***